Thinning a pad

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  1. Cat Gas

    Cat Gas Aka Basis

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    It's all well and good to expand and thicken a pad, but I have a preset I was to flatten down a bit.

    Is the only ways in doing this various kinds of compression and/or EQing?
     
  2. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    highpass it
     
  3. Dead Cosmonaut

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    pnoumenon (the hip hop/dnb one not the dub one) showed me that in the space designer in logic if you crank down the dry function it totally spaces out and thins a pad. I don't know what program you are using but I hope it heads you in the right direction.
     
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    groelle Well-Known Member

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    yeah ^^ wet it. chorus/phaser/flanger/reverb/slight equing ftw.
     
  5. Krispy

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    It seems women want a thin pad with the absorbent power of a thick pad
     
  6. kama

    kama benkama.net

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    bandpass even, resample.

    You really cant do very much unless you can touch a synth preset - then you can drop the cutoff, change the oscillators pulse width or whatever. For a sample its hard to do, it's all EQ basically.
     
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    Highpass or bandpass will do the trick. Or even cut down on the amount of notes you use in your chords.